Category Archives: Weapons Charges

Is Pointing an Unloaded Weapon Aggravated Assault?

A St. Louis couple has made headlines recently after they wielded their guns at protesters who broke through their gate and entered their front yard. A St. Louis’ top prosecutor charged the husband and wife with a felony count of unlawful use of a... Continue reading →

Many Illinoisans Who Lost Their Right to Own a Gun May Still Possess a Gun

On February 15, Gary Martin opened fire at a warehouse in Aurora, Illinois after finding out he had been fired. He fatally shot five of his coworkers and wounded five police officers and a union representative. He used a Smith and Wesson handgun... Continue reading →